Nick & Maggie of Vintage Pluto join me on today's episode to talk what it's like being in a family band, being a cover band for 10 years, their brand new upcoming original studio album and jam some live acoustic! 

On this episode you'll hear 

  • No 
  • Shine (Collective Soul cover Acoustic)
  • Southbound
  • Words Of The Wise (Live Acoustic)
  • Ruby (Live Acoustic)

See them LIVE

6/17 at Taha'a Twisted Tiki for Riverfront Times Showcase

7/1 at Taha'a Twisted Tiki for Album Release Party

For more information & dates follow Vintage Pluto on Facebook & Instagram!


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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:00am CDT

Meet the guys of Outrun The Fall! These veterans of the St.Louis local rock scene (most of them from Hollow Point Heroes) recently debuted this brand new band, and then dropped a three song EP! 

We get into some of the stories of recording the debut EP with Matt Amelung at Encapsulated Studios, upcoming live shows, what is a wolf tiger and what to else to expect from Outrun The Fall. We also talk snack cakes as I brought along some Little Debbie's (Please sponsor my show Little Debbie!).

On this episode you'll hear a preview of their EP

  • Crazy
  • Wolf Tiger

Download the EP on or stream on Spotify!

Follow Outrun The Fall on Facebook for more dates!

See them LIVE

6/23 at Pop's for Mental Fixation Album Release Party with Outrun The Fall, Verba Stellae, Shots Fired & Disguise The Limit

7/21 at The Babylon for Rock University Festival

Direct download: OutrunTheFallRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:28am CDT

Comedian, Author & Teacher Rob Durham returns to the show to talk about his new book AROUND THE BLOCK. He shares some interesting stories that helped inspire the book, a glimpse at the process of writing a book, his upcoming Teacher Appreciation week at the Funny Bone and a lot more!

See Rob LIVE

5/19 at 6 North Cafe for a Book Signing 

5/19 at Finn's Food & Spirits in Hannibal, MO with Max Price

5/30-6/3 at St.Louis Funny Bone with Kevin Patterson

Check out his new book AROUND THE BLOCK now available at, Amazon or wherever you buy your E-Books.


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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:46am CDT

Singer Songwriter Sean Coray stops joins for Episode 571!  We get in to talking about his latest FIND A WAY EP, some of the stories behind the songs and play some live acoustic.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Live and Learn (Live Acoustic)
  • Picture Yourself (Album version)
  • My Time Loving Wrong (Live Acoustic)

Grab a copy of FIND A WAY wherever you get your digital music or physical copies at shows!

See Sean LIVE

5/24 at Blueberry Hill in the Duck Room with Leland's Road & Russ Lawton 

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:26am CDT

The other night I stopped by to visit my friends The Wingmen at their band practice. We had a lot of laughs talking about some of the crazy songs they play in their cover band, some of the history of the group, and did some live acoustic covers of a few of their favorite girl pop tunes.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • What's Going On (4 Non Blondes)
  • Wrecking Ball (Miley Cyrus)
  • Baby One More Time (Britney Spears)

See The Wingmen LIVE

5/4 at Claytons

5/26 at Llywelyn's Webster Groves

7/28 at Stone Spiral 

Follow them on Facebook & Instagram.


Direct download: WingmenRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:16am CDT

I took a drive out to Granite City, IL to meet up with the guys of Blues 'N' Grass to talk about their sound, how the band formed, and do some live jamming!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Jambalaya (Hank Williams Sr) 
  • For What It's Worth (Bufflao Springfield)
  • How Mountain Girls Can Love (The Stanley Brothers)

See Blues N Grass LIVE

5/2 at Doit's Village Inn

6/9 at Melting Pot Market

7/7 at Canton Inn

Be sure to follow them on Facebook for more dates! Be sure to visit their sponsor Sanchez & Sons Western Wear and tell them you heard it about it on Rock Paper Podcast!

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Direct download: bluesngrassrpp.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:03am CDT

The other night I caught up with none other than DJ Mahf at his home and talked about some of his adventures in music. From DJing house parties in high school, Earthworms, his Beastie Boys tribute My Posse In Effect to touring the country & world playing music. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Steddy P & DJ Mahf - A Moment In Time
  • Earthworms - Get Up ft Steve Ewing
  • DJ Mahf - Sonic Trauma 2 

Follow DJ Mahf on FAcebook, Twitter & Instagram

Check out his website

See him LIVE

May 19 with My Posse In Effect at Old Rock House

June 17 at RFT Showcase at Atomic Cowboy

July 20 with RJD2 & DJ Alexis at Atomic Cowboy

Motown Monday's

Pin-Up Bowl on Tuesdays

Star Bar most Saturday & Sundays

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:44am CDT

A bit ago I caught up with Blastar at band practice and got in to talking about everything from video game music, girl scout cookies, Pee Wee's Big Adventure to new music. 

They decided to debut TWO BRAND NEW songs on today's episode for you. You'll hear:

  • Salamander
  • Working Tidal

Find more Blastar music on their Bandcamp page, ITunes & Spotify

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Direct download: blastarRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:25pm CDT

This episode was recorded LIVE on Record Store Day at Music Record Shop. There is a fair amount of background noise as it was a party. I had so much fun recording this one. Big Thanks to Music Record Shop for inviting me out. Thanks to my friends Danny & Josh of Brother Lee And The Leather Jackals, Stephen of Hands & Feet, Brent & Zach of Silent Hollow, Dustin of For The City and Matt & Elijah of Inner Outlines for stopping by to hang out with me. 

I drop in some songs throughout the show from all of these guys. On this episode you'll hear:

  • Brother Lee & The Leather Jackals "Brown Bottle Flu"
  • For The City "Lady In The Water"
  • Hands & Feet "All Night Skate"
  • Silent Hollow "Lies In Fiction"
  • Inner Outlines "Halo" ft Garrett Rapp

Support these wonderful hard working bands! See them LIVE

Brother Lee & The Leather Jackals

5/12 Gramophone then Livery Company

5/18 Broadway Oyster Bar with Wild Adriatic

5/19 Toad Road Festival

7/26 Jackal Fest 3 at Ready Room

For The City

5/24 Herrin Fest with Pop Evil

5/25 Old Rock House with City Of Parks, Inner Outlines & Man The Helm

Silent Hollow 

5/5 Pop's for Pointfest Finals

5/12 Pointfest!

Inner Outlines

5/25 at Old Rock House with For The City, City Of Parks & Man The Helm

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:10am CDT

Last weekend I ran into my friend Devon Allman out enjoying a night on the town in St.Louis, MO. He then invited me over to join Duane Betts and Him in the morning on the tour bus before leaving town on their tour! So that's exactly what happened, this episode was recorded live from the tour bus. Along with Devon & Duane, we were also joined by Tyler Stokes (guitar) & Nicholas David (keys) of The Devon Allman Project and long time friend Catfish Willie.

We had a great time talking about this tour, meeting on The Allman Brothers tour, Duane's new SKETCHES OF AMERICAN MUSIC EP, Devon Allman Project hitting the studio, and much more. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Royal Southern Brotherhood "Left My Heart in Memphis"
  • Duane Betts "Taking Time"
  • Duane Betts "Downtown Runaround"
  • Devon Allman "A Night Like This (The Cure cover)"

See them LIVE

4/24 New York, NY

4/25 State College, PA

4/27 Charlotte, NC

4/28 Phenix City, AL

4/29 Atlanta, GA

4/30 Tybee Island, GA

5/1 Charleston, SC

Find all things Devon Allman including the full list of dates at

Find all things Duane Betts at Pick up Duane's EP this week!

Follow both of them on Facebook & Instagram!

Direct download: DevonDuaneRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:07pm CDT